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OB epidural

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    If I have a physican go in and give a OB epidural and another physican goes in 15 minutes afterward and believes it needs to be replaced and does so, can I bill for both placements?

    We have a cap on our OB start and stop time.

    Thank you!

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    I am not familiar with OB epidurals but I did find something that seemed like it sounded correct when I searched on the internet and found a thread from this list from 09

    Below I copied the response from another forum member:

    "Please refer to the complete CPT description of ASA code 01967. It includes initial placement "and/or any necessary replacement" therefore no additional/separate charge is warranted for replacement."

    Julie, CPC

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    Wonderful so glad I have you all! Thank you!

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